nature

Enchanting sunshine on green treetops - stock photo
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June 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Henry David Thoreau didn't need any major medical studies to know getting out in nature was a wonderful thing for our overall health and...
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Molly Daly
May 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A widely-grown ornamental tree is making a name for itself, and it's not a good one. So much so, the state of Pennsylvania lists the Bradford Pear as an invasive species. Touted as pest-free and sterile, the Bradford Pear, derived from the Asian Callery Pear, has been...
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What had become a 35-acre dump site along the Delaware River in Camden’s Cramer Hill section is now a nature preserve.
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David Madden
May 01, 2019 - 4:50 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — What had become a 35-acre dump site along the Delaware River in Camden’s Cramer Hill section is now a nature preserve. The site along 36th Street just off the border with Pennsauken was home to a sewage treatment plant long since torn down. Over the last several years...
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Lauren Lipton
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We celebrate two holidays this upcoming week, Monday is Earth Day and Friday Arbor is Day, where we celebrate the importance of trees. Right here in Philadelphia we have a very important tree growing with quite a history behind it. "The ‘Moon Tree’ is in Washington...
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Monarch butterfly from John Heinz NWR with a bonus bumble bee
Courtesy of Navin Sasikumar
Molly Daly
April 15, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's wild out there. That's the message behind the City Nature Challenge, started in 2016 with a bet between two California natural history museums. It's grown into an international event, and for the first time, Philadelphia's joining the competition. Philadelphia...
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artist-activist Diane Burko
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November 27, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia artist-activist Diane Burko works at the intersection of art and the environment. She calls herself an artist with a conscience, and while she’s not trying to reinvent landscape painting, she is hoping to make you appreciate the glories of...
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Lifestyle changes can make the biggest difference and can be a life saver when it comes to stroke.
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November 05, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is an argument as old as people, or at least as old as people understanding that we inherit certain traits from our parents. What is more important: genes or...
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